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Challenge #213: Optimized Flower Arrangements

Ladarthure
13 - Pulsar
13 - Pulsar

my solution

OllieClarke
13 - Pulsar
13 - Pulsar

Struggled with this one (more info in Spoiler).

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I spent a while trying to get 'Constraints in Rows' to work, but it kept on totalling to more than 950. 

*I did try sorting the data by price ascending, which got the answer closer to 950, but was still over  🤔

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I asked my go to optimisation guy @PhilipMannering to help, but he couldn't solve my issue. I've kept the original way I had the tool set up so if anyone with more nous than I can have a look and tell me what I was doing wrong I'd be a very happy Ollie 🙂

RWvanLeeuwen
10 - Fireball

Input some objective to maximise; input some cost matrix; input some constraints; receive an error; debug using sample workflows; ...; success!

 

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Hannah_Lissaman
11 - Bolide

This was fun - dredging up knowledge on a tool I have not used in a while!

ScottyLeung
5 - Atom

I have compute 2 set of results.

1st consider the green filler is one kind of flowers

2nd the green filler is not classified as flowers, so I simply minimise the number of the and apply the budget to max the number of flowers.  

huynv96
9 - Comet

Interesting challenge! Thanks

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bmarx112
7 - Meteor
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OllieClarke
13 - Pulsar
13 - Pulsar

I think I've worked out the issue I was having. The cross-tab puts the headers in alphabetical order, which the flowers aren't, so they didn't line up properly in the Optimisation tool. Sorting alphabetically by flower name fixed my issue 🙂 (cc: @PhilipMannering)

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jv1
8 - Asteroid

Seems to be impossible for me to remember how to use optimization tool since it always feels like I have never seen it before when I need it.. Maybe the next time will be easier (most likely not)

 

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AMansour
11 - Bolide

Hello

 

Here's my solution

 

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@johnemery thank you for the video that helped me a lot to understand these tool beside the tool mastery.